WASHINGTON, D.C., June 4, 2010 – Eighty-three college and university students around the country have earned $1,000 GEICO Achievement Awards for the successes they demonstrated during the 2009–2010 academic year.
The GEICO Achievement Awards are presented to students who have excelled academically in business, computer science, mathematics or a related program and have demonstrated leadership within their campus or community.
"We know the value of education and the importance of leadership experience," said Jan Stewart, GEICO vice president. "The recipients of the GEICO Achievement Award are chosen for their exceptional ability to demonstrate academic accomplishment and leadership skills. We hope to aid these students in accomplishing their goals during the upcoming academic year."
The GEICO Achievement Award program requires that students are undergraduates attending an accredited four-year college or university, possess sophomore or junior status, and have a 3.0 overall GPA or higher when they apply. For more information, or to learn how to apply, go to www.geico.jobs/achievement.
GEICO (Government Employees Insurance Company) is a member of the Berkshire Hathaway family of companies and is the third-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the United States. GEICO provides millions of auto insurance quotes to U.S. drivers annually. The company is pleased to serve more than 11 million private passenger customers and insures more than 18 million vehicles (auto & cycle).
GEICO's online service center helps policyholders take care of policy sales, policy changes, claims reporting and to print insurance ID cards.
GEICO also provides insurance quotes on motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), travel trailers and motorhomes (RVs). Coverage for boats, life, homes and apartments is written by non-affiliated insurance companies and is secured through the GEICO Insurance Agency, Commercial auto insurance and personal umbrella protection are also available.
For more information, go to www.geico.com.